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Joseph is a 61-year-old Lebanese married man living with his wife. This couple strives to work really hard to spend the rest of their life properly. Joseph has owned a mini market since 2005 and he is waiting for the perfect time to enlarge his shop. As for his wife, she has been working as a teacher in a local school.

Today, Joseph is looking to borrow $1000 from kiva partner Ameen s.a.l. to purchase added supplies to enlarge the business. In the future, he notes that he will collect money, take a rest and retire to hire someone to work on his behalf.

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About Lebanon

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Lebanon Loans Fundraising
  • $14,855,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Joseph to purchase added supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012